Department of Chemistry, Adjunct

Updated: 12 months ago
Location: Edmond, OKLAHOMA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Posting Details

The Preference Date is the date on which the hiring manager will begin reviewing applications. Those submitted AFTER the preference date will not be considered unless a suitable candidate is not found in the initial screening.

Position Information

Posting Number A00104
Position Title: Department of Chemistry, Adjunct
College Information

The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-time and over 75 part-time faculty in 7 academic departments. The College serves more than 3,600 undergraduate students in 26 majors and provides graduate programs in Biology, Applied Mathematical Sciences, and Engineering Physics. Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, the American Board of Funeral Service Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. For further information see our website at:

Position Summary:

Adjunct Faculty – provides a quality learning experience for students on a semester basis. Adjunct faculty reports to a dean or chair and performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the adjunct faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Note: Adjunct positions at UCO are part-time, teaching positions. This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from which the Department may draw as sections become open at any point in the current academic year.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Possesses at least a master’s degree in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).

Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Master’s degree in Chemistry or related field is required. Higher-Education teaching experience is strongly preferred.


Teach undergraduate lecture and laboratory courses in Chemistry, including General Chemistry, Introductory Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry.

Physical Demands:

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Talk and hear.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Salary Range: $700 or $915 per credit hour, depending on degree
Job Type: Part-Time
Desired Start Date:
Position End Date (if applicable):
Preference Date:
Job Category: Adjunct Faculty
Eligible for Benefits: No
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Teachers Retirement Participation

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement:

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at the University of Central Oklahoma. Employment and career advancement is based upon personal capabilities and professional qualifications without consideration of personal characteristics such as race, gender, or age.

For complete details on UCO’s EEO policy, please visit the Employee Handbook.

Job Open Date: 06/25/2015
Open Until Filled: Yes
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